Pillars of the Earth - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

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In 12th-century England, a power struggle ensues between the late king's only legitimate daughter and his nephew, who has ascended the throne via a mysterious technicality. Against this backdrop, a man of God endeavors to build a glorious cathedral.


Ian McShane
as Waleran Bigod
Rufus Sewell
as Tom Builder
Matthew MacFadyen
as Prior Philip
Donald Sutherland
as Bartholomew
Sarah Parish
as Regan Hamleigh
Tony Curran
as King Stephen
David Oakes
as William Hamleigh
Sam Claflin
as Richard
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